|Asia Ray Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4½ in|
|Date of Birth||August 10, 2005|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Asia Ray is an American dancer, reality-TV star, social media star, actress, rapper, songwriter, singer, model, and gymnast. She is best known for starring in the dancing reality-TV series Dance Moms (2012-2014) which was also her television debut. She was also the star of Lifetime Network’s reality-TV show Raising Asia in 2014.
Asia Monet Ray
Yorba Linda, California, United States
Southern California, United States
Between 2012 and 2014, she trained dancing at the Abby Lee Dance Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. She also trained dancing at the Just Plain Dancin’ & Co in Corona, California, United States, and Orange County Performing Arts Academy in Anaheim Hills, California, United States.
She was homeschooled.
Dancer, Reality-TV Star, Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Gymnast, Actress, Model, Social Media Star
- Father – Shawn Ray (Former Professional Bodybuilder, Author, Producer, Model, Reality-TV Star, Businessman, Journalist)
- Mother – Kristie (née Alvarado) Ray (Dancer, Actress, Reality-TV Star, Former Gymnast, Former Fitness Competitor, Former Commercial Model, Paramedical Esthetician, Skincare Salon Owner)
- Siblings – Bella Blu (Younger Sister) (Dancer, Gymnast, Reality-TV Star, Social Media Star)
- Others – Charles Marshall Ray Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Yvonne Ray (Paternal Grandmother), Gina Alvarado-Samperio (Aunt), Anthony (Uncle), Nana Vicky (Maternal Grandmother). She has 7 paternal aunts and uncles.
Asia Ray is represented by –
- Bloc Talent Agency (Talent Agent) in Los Angeles, California, United States
- Coast to Coast Talent Group (Talent Agent, Voice, Commercial) in Los Angeles, California, United States and New York City, New York, United States
- Sweeney Entertainment (Manager) in Los Angeles, California, United States
Pop, R&B/Soul, Hip-Hop/Rap, Holiday
- Sugar Shawn Ray Productions
- Shawn Ray Productions
5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Black, White, Asian, and Latino)
She is of African-American, German, Samoan, Chinese, Mexican, and Filipino descent.
She has also dyed her hair ‘Black’ in the past.
Asia Ray has endorsed brands such as –
- Brandy Melville USA
- Alo Yoga
- Runaway The Label
- Melissa International
Asia Ray Favorite Things
- Hobby – Going To The Bird Store
- Song – Listen (2007) by Beyonce
- TV Shows – Riverdale, Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, Friends (1994-2004)
Source – IMDb
Asia Ray Facts
- Her parents noticed her athleticism when she was very young. They enrolled her in gymnastics, figure skating, and ice skating.
- She stepped on ice when she was only 18 months old. Asia still wore diapers while ice skating, and whenever she would fall down, she used to lick the ice, which terrified her mom.
- She started dancing at the age of 2. It was also the time she met Sophia Lucia, who started calling her “little diva.”
- At the age of 5, Asia became the youngest winner of the dancing contest, StarPower National Championship.
- Her hidden talent is drawing. She was drawn to arts and crafts since kindergarten.
- She started singing at the age of 6 but always loved to put on shows in her aunts’ or grandparents’ house.
- Asia was the youngest competitor in the 1st season of the dancing reality-TV series Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition in 2012. She was also the 1st dancer to join the TV show’s junior elite competition team.
- She befriended Mackenzie Ziegler, Maddie Ziegler, Jordyn Kaylee-Marie Jones, and Lexine Cantoria during her time on Dance Moms and Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition.
- If she weren’t a dancer, she would have probably been a choreographer.
- At the age of 11, in March 2017, she was given the chance to sing the national anthem at the Staples Center at the Los Angeles Clippers game.
- Asian performed at Mariah Carey‘s All I Want for Christmas Is You shows at New York City’s Beacon Theatre in 2016.
- She would have liked to collaborate with Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Natalie Cole, and Whitney Houston before they passed away.
- Asia and her family have a dog named Mochi, a fish named Sapphire, and exotic birds named Angel, Mikadu, and Mango.
Featured Image by Asia Ray / Instagram